Challenge by Choice

Challenge by Choice

Many programs talk about how they take a relational approach with their students. However, this language is connected to a level system that has embedded consequences and rewards for specific “behavior”. These hoops through which students are able to jump, create an opportunity to “behave” in order to avoid negative ramifications or gain some external “privileges”. This approach ends up minimizing the relationship between student and staff and puts all focus on what the student simply does, no matter the motivation. We believe there is a better approach.

Our focus will not be around change through privileges (levels), but rather change through choice. Our students and families will be invited to join with us and educate our team around what they want to accomplish and the things that they need to work on. Our team will work with them to craft a plan of action and help them identify the goals they want to accomplish along the way.

The fundamental shift is coming from a place of trust as opposed to distrust. We can then make specific invitations for students to make change in their life, not to gain a reward or avoid a specific consequence but because it is what is needed at the moment for them to become something greater. Lifelong relevancy is developed from this inside out approach.

 

Equine Assisted Wellness

Equine Assisted Wellness

Many programs talk about how they take a relational approach with their students. However, this language is connected to a level system that has embedded consequences and rewards for specific “behavior”. These hoops through which students are able to jump, create an opportunity to “behave” in order to avoid negative ramifications or gain some external “privileges”. This approach ends up minimizing the relationship between student and staff and puts all focus on what the student simply does, no matter the motivation. We believe there is a better approach.

Our focus will not be around change through privileges (levels), but rather change through choice. Our students and families will be invited to join with us and educate our team around what they want to accomplish and the things that they need to work on. Our team will work with them to craft a plan of action and help them identify the goals they want to accomplish along the way.

The fundamental shift is coming from a place of trust as opposed to distrust. We can then make specific invitations for students to make change in their life, not to gain a reward or avoid a specific consequence but because it is what is needed at the moment for them to become something greater. Lifelong relevancy is developed from this inside out approach.

 

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Parowan, UT 84761

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815 West 200 South 2
Parowan, UT 84761

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